[pacman-dev] Package signing in pacman

yaro at marupa.net yaro at marupa.net
Tue May 17 08:46:10 EDT 2011

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 11:57:52AM +0200, Dark Byte wrote:
> Hello dear pacman developer mailing list readers.
> Right now my favourite distribution for a lot of cases would be Arch, but i
> have concerns about security as there (right now) is no package signing
> mechanism established in pacman. I've been asking in the #archlinux IRC
> channel and goit pointed here. Could someone give me any further information
> about the ongoing process of implementing package signing mechanism in
> pacman? Thanks a lot.
> Yours sincerely,
> - Armin

It's under development. To be honest a lot of Arch users are tired of
this discussion popping up. If you want it to show up sooner, then you
could help by submitting patches of your own to the pacman developers.

It'll get here when it gets here.

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